BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Part 2 -The Separation- anime revealed a preview for episode 8 (episode 21 overall). The episode is titled “THE HEADLESS STAR” and will air on Saturday, August 26. Check out the preview images below, :
BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War episode 21 staff:
- Screenplay: Masaki Hiramatsu
- Storyboard: Mitsutoshi Sato
- Episode Director: Mitsutoshi Sato
- Animation Directors: Saeko Ozawa, Leo Kawamoto, JIWOO, Hiroki Takiguchi
- Chief Animation Director: Michio Hasegawa
The official website describes the story for the episode:
Kenpachi is hit by Candice Catnipp’s thunderbolt, just after defeating Gremmy. Meninas McAllon, Giselle Gewelle, and Liltotto Lamperd also arrive and face Kenpoachi, one of the Special War Powers. The four’s fierce attack destroy the entire area, and take out many of the Soul Reapers. Rukia and Byakuya, sensing a change in Kenpachi’s spiritual pressure, simultaneously sense another familiar spiritual pressure approaching from the sky. And, as if he had been waiting for the owner of this spiritual pressure to descend to the mortal world, Yhwach also begins to move.
Studio Pierrot previously produced the original TV anime adaptation of Tite Kubo’s BLEACH manga, which aired between October 2004 and March 2012 with a total of 366 episodes. VIZ Media licensed it in English, and they describe the BLEACH: TYBWA story:
The peace is suddenly broken when warning sirens blare through the Soul Society. Residents there are disappearing without a trace and nobody knows who’s behind it, meanwhile, a dark shadow is also extending itself toward Ichigo and his friends in Karakura Town…
Last week brought Zaraki into the spotlight, and he showed off Nozarashi against the seemingly overpowered Sternritter Gremmy. This week it’s time for Ichigo to finally come back into the fray! Don’t forget to vote for the best anime of the week!
Source: Official Website
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